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March 2023

The importance of preserving Corporation Bridge for future generations

“Corporation Bridge is one of Grimsby’s survivors and a reminder of our town’s great maritime past,” says David Ornsby, operations manager at Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre and part of the Special Interest Group for Corporation Bridge. “The bridge is one of the best examples of its kind and was built by one of the most…

1 year ago | General
Corporation Bridge - removal of Concrete

School CCTV continues to make spaces safer for children

School spaces continue to be a safe place for our children, thanks to an initiative launched last year to deter parents from stopping illegally outside school gates. The initiative was rolled out last year to two local primary academies, and has already seen impressive results. CCTV cameras were installed outside of Signhills Academy in Cleethorpes…

1 year ago | Environment and community safety
A 'no stopping' sign

‘My whole life was in two suitcases’ – brave Inna talks about her experience of fleeing Ukraine with her young daughter and how she has built a life in North East Lincolnshire

More than a year on since the devastating invasion of Ukraine and as we mark International Women’s Day, we speak to Inna Rengach who fled her home country with her little girl, not quite knowing what would lie ahead. “It’s still hard,” Inna began, as she tried to hold back her emotions. Waking at 5am…

1 year ago | General
Inna outside Grimsby Town Hall where the Ukrainian flag flies

Emergency Notice – Temporary Prohibition of Traffic (TTRN 22-198E) – High Thorpe Crescent, Cleethorpes – 7 March 2023

EnGFReF: TTRN 22-198E THE NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE BOROUGH COUNCILROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14(2) HIGH THORPE CRESCENT, CLEETHORPES (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC – TTRN 22-198E) EMERGENCY NOTICE 2023 WHEREAS the North East Lincolnshire Borough Council (hereinafter referred to as “the Council”), in exercise of its powers under Section 14 of the Road Traffic…

1 year ago | Public Notice

The Great Escape restoration underway

Work has begun to install new windows and doors at the former Consolidated Fisheries building on the Port of Grimsby, now occupied by The Great Escape run by Creative Start CIC. It’s part of the Partnership Scheme in Conservation Areas (PSiCA) grant work in the port known affectionately as the Kasbah. The work will see…

1 year ago | General
Sam Delaney

Application for a new premises licence – Cleethorpes Pearl

GAMBLING ACT 2005 APPLICATION FOR A NEW PREMISES LICENCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an application for a New Premises Licence under the above-mentioned legislation has been made by: Away Resorts Ltd to North East Lincolnshire Council in respect of the premises formerly known as: Cleethorpes Pearl which is situated at: North Sea Lane. Humberston…

1 year ago | Licensing

Be inspired to stub it out by these local ex-smokers

EX-SMOKERS from Grimsby and Cleethorpes have shared their experiences of quitting the habit and what it’s meant to them – and if they can do it, you can too! Ahead of this year’s No Smoking Day, on Wednesday 8 March, the local people are hoping their personal stories will encourage others to seek help and…

1 year ago | General

Everyone’s a winner in the Civic Awards 2023

Thank you to everyone who made a nomination in the Civic Awards 2023. The judges met and had the daunting task of creating a shortlist from 230 fantastic nominations. Congratulatory messages were sent to everyone who was nominated, and the shortlisted winners are invited to a celebratory awards ceremony at Grimsby Town Hall.  Now in…

1 year ago | General
Civic Award winners medal

Get planning your Coronation activities!

The Coronation of King Charles III on May 6, 2023, is an exciting event for the United Kingdom, and it is a great opportunity for children to learn about their country’s history and traditions. According to the official resources on, there are many ways in which you can get involved and learn about this…

1 year ago | General
Coronation emblem 2023

Antisocial Behaviour is focus of major conference

ANTISOCIAL Behaviour and how to tackle the root causes in North East Lincolnshire is under the spotlight at a major conference today (Monday March 6). Humberside Police Superintendent Paul French has joined council, community, and business leaders in what is the largest post-COVID conference of its kind in the borough. More than 100 people from…

1 year ago | General
A photo from the recent ASB Conference